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Elena-Accetturo-221x300Elena Accetturo of Broward County, Florida was arrested on July 21 after she allegedly caused an accident while under the influence in West Palm Beach. The crash left her husband with a shattered leg.

Accetturo, 29, faces charges for possession of a controlled substance without a prescription, DUI with property damage, driving with a suspended license, and battery on an officer after she allegedly punched a deputy in the stomach. She was held at Palm Beach County Jail and was released on Tuesday after posting a $12,000 bond. It is unclear if she has acquired an attorney.

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David-Paul-Blum-217x300David Paul Blum of Boynton Beach, Florida was arrested on July 21 for allegedly leaving the scene of a crash that severely injured Florida Atlantic University (FAU) student Mitchell Johnson Reidy of Naples.

Blum, 51, faces charges for leaving the scene of a crash involving serious injury. He was booked into Palm Beach County Jail and was released the following the day on $30,000 bond. The press did not list an attorney for him.

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Janet-Maria-LeGrand-240x300Janet Maria LeGrand of Homestead, Florida was arrested on July 19 after she allegedly created a fake engineering company to trick the city of Homestead into awarding her a $33.3 million construction project.

LeGrand, 47, is being charged with one count of organized scheme to defraud. She was booked into Miami-Dade County Jail and is being held on $50,000 bond. The press did not provide any attorney information.

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Todd-Watson-300x169 Todd Watson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida was arrested after he allegedly made obscene phone calls and sent threatening letters to several Broward judges claiming to be their “biggest nightmare.”

Watson, 53, is charged with several misdemeanors, including 10 counts of making obscene phone calls and five counts of stalking. He is being held in Broward Main Jail on $100,000 bond. He is forbidden from contacting any judges and will have to wear an ankle monitor if he manages to post bail. He will also be restricted from visiting the courthouse without a police escort.

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Dean-International-Flight-School-300x225Dean International Flight School in Miami, Florida has been linked to another plane crash in less than two weeks. The crash involved a Cessna 172 airplane carrying a flight instructor and a student; they were forced to crash-land in Key Biscayne after the craft’s engine reportedly lost power last Thursday night. Both men survived the crash with minor injuries.

Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) spokeswoman Katheleen Bergen told the press that the aircraft had taken off from Palm Beach International Airport in West Palm Beach and was flying to Miami Executive Airport before it was forced to land. Bergen said the FAA is investigating the crash.

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